Human Rights
Don't punish the poor: Fines must be based on income

There is a discriminatory, classist struggle in this nation, in which the unemployed, the under ...  
Rohingya financial burden too great for Bangladesh

Bangladesh is bearing the economic burden of supporting the displaced Rohingya community, with ...  
Incarceration: How Australia fails its vulnerable

Political will is needed to end the abomination that is Australia's punitive carceral estate — a ...  
New visa for migrant farm workers could turbocharge exploitation

The introduction of an agricultural visa will not end the abuse and exploitation of vulnerable ...  
Last throw of the dice for Julian Assange

Regardless of the court battle to prevent his extradition to the U.S., there appears to be little ...  
Australia must help Afghans deprived of lives, dreams and futures

Afghan law and political science student Nazdana Soltanfar expresses the tragedy of life under ...  
Federal Government prevents medical community from assisting refugees

The policies and practices of the Federal Government obstruct medical professionals trying to ...  
JOHN PILGER: Justice for Assange is justice for all

The injustice brought against WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange is an affront to not only truth ...  
Australia needs a federal human rights act

A human rights act would repair much of the damage caused by the Government's lack of compassion ...  
The time is now: Western Sahara must gain independence

The question of Western Sahara is, anew, being examined by the UN Security Council. This is an ...  
EXCLUSIVE: Europe says 'No' to Assange extradition

Three European MPs discuss the relation between the Julian Assange hearing and the destiny of ...  
UN and Bangladesh work together to protect the Rohingya people

On 9 October 2021, the UN agreed to cooperate with Bangladesh in the Bhashan Char refugee camp ...  
Conservatives like Tudge think they need history but not historians

Conservative politicians and historians are always bound to clash, write Paul Taucher and Dr Dean ...  
The Australian 'police state' is nothing new

Recent lockdowns have not signalled that Australia is a police state, though other civil rights ...  
World Bank solution to Rohingya crisis comes with limitations

The World Bank has been hit with criticism for suggesting a proposal for the integration of ...  
The murderous plot against Julian Assange

After sensitive CIA information was leaked, Mike Pompeo and the Trump Administration sought to ...  
The Australian immigration prison system

Australian immigration laws are excessively harsh and our Immigration Minister has near-unchecked ...  
Morrison, Finlay and a tame – but not Tame enough – Women’s Summit

It’s been a disheartening week for Australian women.  
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